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Thu, Jul 19 2018

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Comcast concedes to Disney in bidding war for Fox assets

Comcast Corp dropped its $66 billion bid for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's entertainment assets on Thursday but said it would still try to expand its international footprint by acquiring 61 percent of European broadcaster Sky Plc , the remainder of which is owned by Fox. | Video

Comcast concedes to Disney in bidding war for Fox assets

Comcast Corp dropped its $66 billion bid for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's entertainment assets on Thursday but said it would still try to expand its international footprint by acquiring 61 percent of European broadcaster Sky Plc , the remainder of which is owned by Fox. | Video

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

July 19 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday:

UPDATE 5-Comcast concedes to Disney in bidding war for Fox assets

July 19 Comcast Corp dropped its $66 billion bid for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's entertainment assets on Thursday but said it would still try to expand its international footprint by acquiring 61 percent of European broadcaster Sky Plc, the remainder of which is owned by Fox.

Breakingviews - Comcast’s second loss to Disney is a victory

NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) - Comcast Chief Executive Brian Roberts is swallowing his ego a second time. The controlling owner of the U.S. cable firm decided not to top rival Walt Disney’s $71 billion bid for some assets of Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox. He also backed down from an aggressive tilt at the Mouse House 14 years earlier. Given the eye-watering price Disney is paying, Roberts and his shareholders should come out the winners.

Comcast scraps Fox bid amid takeover battle with Disney

** Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox and UK's Sky dip after Comcast says abandons bid for Fox assets

Comcast drops pursuit for Fox assets

July 19 Comcast Corp has dropped its pursuit of a group of media assets owned by Twenty-First Century Fox Inc on which it was bidding against Walt Disney , and instead will focus on its offer for UK TV group Sky , the company said on Thursday.

Fox shares drop as prospects of new Comcast bid fade

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc shares dropped more than 2 percent on Monday, as investors viewed the absence of a new bid by Comcast Corp for most of Fox's assets as meaning its bidding war with Walt Disney Co for them is likely over.

Fox shares drop as prospects of new Comcast bid fade

July 16 Twenty-First Century Fox Inc shares dropped more than 2 percent on Monday, as investors viewed the absence of a new bid by Comcast Corp for most of Fox's assets as meaning its bidding war with Walt Disney Co for them is likely over.

Comcast to pay advisers as much as £243 million in fees for Sky takeover

LONDON Comcast expects to pay the banks, law firms and other advisers on its 25.9 billion pound bid for Sky as much as 243 million pounds if it wins the battle for the British broadcaster, the U.S. cable giant said on Friday.

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